Relaxed 11-Day Switzerland Road Trip Starting from Zurich to Lucerne

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11 days & 10 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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11 days included
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Sit back and enjoy a relaxed 11-day road trip in Switzerland with this laid-back self-drive vacation.

This self-drive package allows you to immerse in the local culture as you travel through the picture-perfect landscapes in Switzerland at a relaxed pace. Make yourself at home at top-rated hotels and stay 4 nights in Zurich and 6 nights in Lucerne. Finally, taste the local food and enjoy a refreshing drink at the most popular restaurants and bars along your road trip route in Switzerland.

Experience an easy 11-day self-drive tour across Switzerland with this carefully arranged travel plan. We’ll help you from the beginning to the end of your vacation in Switzerland so you can leave with the best road trip memories.

Freedom of choice is key to a relaxing road trip in Switzerland. For your self-drive vacation, we’ll offer you a selection of the best rental vehicles with CDW insurance. Upon arrival in Zurich, you’ll collect your rental car of choice. From there, you’ll begin your 11-day journey across Switzerland and discover its unique culture, history, and diverse scenery.

You’ll choose among the best hotels and places to stay in Switzerland. Each stop offers top-notch comfort and unique charm, designed to help you unwind and enjoy your journey. Rest assured, we’ll always offer you accommodations that fit your budget and needs, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable travel experience throughout Switzerland.

We’ll introduce you to some of the best travel destinations in Switzerland. This relaxed road trip features the stunning Swiss National Museum in Zurich. Another highlight of this self-drive tour is the captivating Lindenhof.

Traveling leisurely through Switzerland means you could spend as much time as you want at the magnificent Grossmünster. With this travel plan, you could also soak in the atmosphere of the memorable Chapel Bridge. Get close to the spectacular Lion Monument Lucerne and the wonderful Swiss Museum of Transport. You’ll have plenty of time to take in each attraction's unique features, learn its unique history, and appreciate it to the fullest.

Between sightseeing, you can make the most of your downtime and join a popular tour in Switzerland. Tours offer a special way of discovering what else Switzerland has to offer.

This relaxed road trip also gives you plenty of time to stroll through Switzerland's shopping hotspots. Here you can visit shops, discover the locals’ way of life, or try various specialties. Check out all the souvenirs and gifts you can buy in the area and bring home a piece of the country that will remind you of your relaxing vacation in Switzerland.

By the end of your 11-day road trip through Switzerland, you’ll return home feeling refreshed and enriched by your experience. You’ll have many stories about your pleasant and relaxed road trip vacation in Switzerland and memories to cherish forever.

This self-drive vacation package includes everything you need for a stress-free, easy road trip through Switzerland. You’ll have a cozy place to stay for 10 nights, with a selection of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll also provide you with the best car rental you can use throughout the 11 days of your self-drive road trip in Switzerland. On top of all that, you also have the option to add flights to your travel plan and personalize each day of your itinerary by adding tours and tickets.

This self-drive package includes 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide. You can access the guide at any point of your journey through our mobile app, where you can also keep and organize your travel documents.

Spend an amazing 11-day vacation in Switzerland and get to know more about this fantastic destination. Choose your travel dates and plan a laid-back and relaxed road trip in Switzerland today!

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Hotel, 10 nights
Rental car, 11 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Photo of aerial view of Sorenberg in mountain valley in Switzerland.Sörenberg
Goldau
Panoramic view of historic Zurich city center with famous Fraumunster, Grossmunster and St. Peter and river Limmat at Lake Zurich on a sunny day with clouds in summer, Canton of Zurich, SwitzerlandZurich / 4 nights
Schüpfheim
Lucerne - town in SwitzerlandLucerne / 6 nights
Ettiswil
Sulz

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Chapel Bridge, Lucerne, Luzern, SwitzerlandChapel Bridge
Photo of the landscape of the Zurich zoo, Switzerland.Zürich Zoo
Photo of Lucerne dying lion monument, Switzerland.Lion Monument
Photo of bridge at Limmatquai in the city center of Zurich, Switzerland. People on the background. Seen from Lindenhof hill.Lindenhof
Photo of Swiss Transport Museum, lucerne, Switzerland.Swiss Museum of Transport
Photo of Grossmünster Romanesque-style Protestant church in Zürich, Switzerland.Grossmünster
Photo of Swiss National Museum or Landesmuseum in Zurich, Switzerland.Swiss National Museum
Nature and Animal Park Goldau, Arth, Schwyz, SwitzerlandNature and Animal Park Goldau
photo of Zurich Kunsthaus, Switzerland. The Kunsthaus Zurich houses one of the most important art museums in Switzerland and Europe.Kunsthaus Zürich
Photo of Zurich opera house and Sechselautenplatz town square view, largest city in Switzerland.Zürich Opera House
China Garden, Seefeld, Riesbach, Zurich, District Zurich, SwitzerlandChinagarten Zürich
photo of part of the ancient Spreuer Bridge (Spreuerbrücke) over the river Reuss in the historical town center of Lucerne, the famous city in Central Switzerland.Spreuer Bridge, Lucerne
photo of FIFA Museum in Zurich, Switzerland.FIFA Museum
Botanical Garden, Weinegg, Riesbach, Zurich, District Zurich, SwitzerlandBotanical Garden
photo of morning view of Zurich, Switzerland. View of the historic city center with famous Fraumunster Church, on the Limmat river.Fraumünster
photo of Arboretum Zürich in Switzerland.Arboretum Zürich
photo of Lake Lucerne and City Skyline with Church of St. Leodegar is a Roman Catholic church in the city of Lucerne, Switzerland.Church of St Leodegar
photo of Zürichhorn on a glorious autumn afternoon in Zurich, Switzerland.Zürichhorn
UNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch, Schüpfheim, Luzern, SwitzerlandUNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch
photo of Museggmauer it's an old city wall and towers in Luzern, Switzerland.Museggmauer
Lido Luzern, Lucerne, Luzern, SwitzerlandLido Luzern
photo of amazing colorful sunset Jesuit Church of St. Francis Xavier reflects on Reuss river in Lucerne , Switzerland.Jesuit Church, Lucerne
photo of pavillon in the old botanical garden on a nice sunny day in Zurich, Switzerland.Old Botanical Garden, Zurich
photo of MFO-Park, Oerlikon, Zuerich; city park built in the dimensions of the old Machine Factory in Switzerland.MFO-Park
photo of Kronenhalle in Zurich, Switzerland.Kronenhalle
photo of Hammetschwand elevator in Lucerne, Switzerland.Hammetschwand Elevator
Rieter Park, Enge, Kreis 2, Zurich, District Zurich, SwitzerlandRieter Park
photo of Luzern Musegg Wall (Museggmauer) and Zyt Tower (Zytturm) in Lucerne, Switzerland.Zytturm
photo of Sammlung Rosengart Luzern in Lucerne, Switzerland.Sammlung Rosengart Luzern
Bergbahnen Sörenberg AG
photo of beautiful sunset over Heidegg Castle in Lucerne, Switzerland.Heidegg Castle
photo of Kunstmuseum Luzern Switzerland.Kunstmuseum Luzern
photo of Natur-Museum Luzern in Lucerne , Switzerland.Natur-Museum Luzern
Wyher Castle
photo of morning view of Nölliturm one of the nine towers of the Musegg Wall in Lucerne, Switzerland.Nölliturm
photo of beautiful cityscape of Lucerne with Männliturm tower in Switzerland.Männliturm
photo of Schirmerturm tower at city wall of Lucerne at sunset in Switzerland.Schirmerturm
Verkehrshaus Planetarium
Katholische Johanneskirche Luzern
Goldauer Bergsturz - Abbruchstelle
Perle Bernerhoehe

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Day 1

Day 1 – Zurich - arrival day

  • Zurich - Arrival day
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  • Lindenhof
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Your slow-paced and relaxed road trip through Switzerland begins when you reach Zurich, where you’ll stay for a total of 4 nights.

Zurich is an outstanding hub for culture, comfort, and exploration. The city offers travelers plenty of experiences to look forward to, including the magnificent Lindenhof. Around 11,365 visitors have rated this fascinating square and travel destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

When you're done sightseeing for the day, you'll check in at one of the best hotels or places to stay in the city. Take your pick and make it your home during your leisurely tour of the city.

Exploring the food culture in Zurich offers you an exciting chance to connect with locals and experience diversity along your relaxed road trip. When you’re ready to eat, we recommend you visit one of the best dining spots in the city.

An excellent example is Babu's. This restaurant offers a menu of comforting meals and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,949 customers.

Cantinetta Antinori serves great food and is a favorite among hungry travelers and locals. This popular restaurant in Zurich has a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,379 reviews.

El Lokal is another one of the city’s best restaurants. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,127 customers, El Lokal is sure to provide you with an unforgettable dining experience.

If you’re curious about what Zurich looks like at night, a trip to some of the best bars near your accommodation is what you need next. Experience the local nightlife at Rio Bar, our top recommendation in the city. Customers have rated this bar an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 992 reviews.

La Stanza offers a variety of refreshing drinks and is one of the best places to relax in Zurich. This well-known city bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,083 customers.

Locals like unwinding at Kon-Tiki Coffeeshop & Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 870 customers and is a perfect place for socializing.

Free your mind of worries and enjoy your first taste of relaxation in Switzerland! Expect more to come as you continue this laid-back and relaxed road trip in Switzerland!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Zurich

  • Zurich
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Drive 14 km, 57 min

  • Botanical Garden
  • Zürichhorn
  • Chinagarten Zürich
  • Zürich Opera House
  • Zürich Zoo
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On day 2 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, you'll explore the best attractions in Zurich at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Zurich, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 3 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Botanical Garden. This incredible park has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 3,198 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Switzerland by seeing another popular site in Zurich, the wonderful Zürichhorn. This river delta is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,198 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Chinagarten Zürich. This park has received an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 5,420 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Zürich Opera House. This opera house is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.7 out of 5 stars from 6,213 visitors.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 2 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Switzerland. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Zurich itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Switzerland extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Zurich. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Aurora. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 705 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Kafi Dihei, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Kafi Dihei is rated 4.6 stars out of 5 by 1,129 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Weisses Rössli. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 525 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Zurich and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular Ebrietas Bar. This vibrant bar is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 560 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Rimini Bar. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,417 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 2 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Zurich

  • Zurich
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Drive 2 km, 35 min

  • Kunsthaus Zürich
  • Kronenhalle
  • Grossmünster
  • Fraumünster
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On day 3 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, you'll explore the best attractions in Zurich at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Zurich, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 2 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Kunsthaus Zürich. This incredible art museum has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 6,594 travelers, and is visited by 382,603 people every year.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Switzerland by seeing another popular site in Zurich, the wonderful Grossmünster. This church building is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 6,594 travelers and gets around 382,603 annual visits.

You can then move on to the incredible Fraumünster. This church building has received an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,411 visitors.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 3 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Switzerland. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Zurich itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Switzerland extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Zurich. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Viadukt. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,179 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at La Pasta, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. La Pasta is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by 1,041 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Metropol. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,341 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Zurich and unwind at the coolest bars in the city.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 3 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Zurich and Lucerne

  • Lucerne
  • Zurich
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Drive 56 km, 1 hour 43 min

  • Swiss National Museum
  • Old Botanical Garden, Zurich
  • Arboretum Zürich
  • FIFA Museum
  • Rieter Park
  • More

On day 4 of your laid-back and relaxed road trip adventure, you’ll have the chance to visit two remarkable areas in Switzerland. Since this self-drive tour offers freedom and flexibility, you can decide how much time you want to spend in each place to enjoy the memorable travel destinations in Switzerland.

Your first destination is the beautiful city of Zurich. You’ll spend 6 nights in Lucerne.

Take the opportunity to relax while admiring what the city has to offer. While on a relaxed road trip, one of the best places to explore in the city is the remarkable Swiss National Museum. This organization and popular sightseeing spot has an average rating of 4.5 over 5 stars from 8,085 visitors.

Another top sight worth checking out is the amazing Old Botanical Garden, Zurich. This botanical garden and go-to attraction has an average rating of 4.4 over 5 stars from 1,648 travelers.

If you’re looking for another unforgettable attraction to explore during your laid-back trip, the wonderful Arboretum Zürich is the perfect place for you. This arboretum and travel location has received a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,796 reviewers.

While in the city, you also have the opportunity to visit the outstanding FIFA Museum. This notable place of interest has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, thanks to 4,338 reviews.

While exploring the city of Zurich, we highly recommend you join one of its top-rated tours. Joining a tour will allow you to better understand the local culture in Switzerland, meet new people, and create memorable experiences, while you comfortably enjoy.

As this day of your laid-back exploration of the best attractions in Switzerland comes to a close, continue your relaxed road trip adventure in Lucerne. Drive leisurely, enjoy the views, and listen to some good music. In Lucerne, you’ll choose from the best hotels and places to stay in the city and restore your energy.

After a long day of traveling and sightseeing, take it easy and have a wonderful dinner at one of the best restaurants in Lucerne. Check out Bolero, a top choice in Switzerland due to its excellent meals and service.

Another Lucerne restaurant to try is a local favorite, Ampersand.

If you’re looking for another must-visit option, Mr. Pickwick Pub Luzern is a perfect choice. This popular restaurant in Lucerne has a score of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 1,921 people.

After dinner, many travelers enjoy hanging out and unwinding at some of the top bars in Lucerne. The popular Bar 59 has a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 464 customers and is the perfect place to fully appreciate your unhurried and relaxed road trip vacation in Switzerland.

You could also relax with a drink at another popular bar like Bar 58. This hang-out has an average rating of 4.5 from 106 individuals.

If you want to visit another place, the locals of Lucerne recommend Café Tacuba Neustadt. Due to its local reputation, this bar boasts an average rating of 4.7 over 5 stars from 262 individuals.

Celebrate another day of your relaxing road trip through Switzerland with a toast at a top-rated bar in Lucerne!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Lucerne

  • Lucerne
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Drive 1 km, 22 min

  • Chapel Bridge
  • Jesuit Church, Lucerne
  • Sammlung Rosengart Luzern
  • Kunstmuseum Luzern
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On day 5 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, you'll explore the best attractions in Lucerne at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Lucerne, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 5 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Chapel Bridge. This incredible best-rated sightseeing destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 29,995 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Switzerland by seeing another popular site in Lucerne, the wonderful Jesuit Church, Lucerne. This church building is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 29,995 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Sammlung Rosengart Luzern. This art museum has received an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 785 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Kunstmuseum Luzern. This art museum is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.3 out of 5 stars from 433 visitors.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 5 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Switzerland. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Lucerne itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Switzerland extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Lucerne. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Bar bei Miguel. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 207 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at la vie en rose, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. La vie en rose is rated 4.3 stars out of 5 by 815 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Restaurant Schiff. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 831 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Lucerne and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular Blue Bar & Smokers Lounge. This vibrant bar is rated 4.3 out of 5 stars by 276 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Penthouse. Rated 4.1 out of 5 stars by 1,433 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 5 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Lucerne

  • Lucerne
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Drive 3 km, 50 min

  • Zytturm
  • Museggmauer
  • Schirmerturm
  • Lion Monument
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On day 6 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, you'll explore the best attractions in Lucerne at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Lucerne, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 4 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Zytturm. This incredible tower has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 802 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Switzerland by seeing another popular site in Lucerne, the wonderful Museggmauer. This fortification is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 802 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Schirmerturm. This observation tower has received an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 197 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Lion Monument Lucerne. This sculpture is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.5 out of 5 stars from 20,294 visitors.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 6 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Switzerland. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Lucerne itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Switzerland extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Lucerne. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Grand Casino Luzern. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars by 1,757 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Max Restaurant & Bar, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Max Restaurant & Bar is rated 4 stars out of 5 by 608 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Stadtkeller. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 863 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Lucerne and unwind at the coolest bars in the city.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 6 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Lucerne

  • Lucerne
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Drive 61 km, 1 hour 49 min

  • Hammetschwand Elevator
  • Lido Luzern
  • Swiss Museum of Transport
  • Verkehrshaus Planetarium
  • Katholische Johanneskirche Luzern
  • More

On day 7 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, you'll explore the best attractions in Lucerne at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Lucerne, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 3 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Strandbad Lido Luzern. This incredible top-tier point of interest has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,852 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Switzerland by seeing another popular site in Lucerne, the wonderful Verkehrshaus Planetarium. This must-see tourist destination is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,852 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Katholische Johanneskirche Luzern. This church has received an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 22 visitors.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 7 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Switzerland. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Lucerne itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Switzerland extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Lucerne. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Grottino 1313. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 624 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Suite small plates & cocktails, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Suite small plates & cocktails is rated 4.4 stars out of 5 by 1,046 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended tibits Luzern. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,445 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Lucerne and unwind at the coolest bars in the city.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 7 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Lucerne

  • Lucerne
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Drive 3 km, 51 min

  • Männliturm
  • Nölliturm
  • Natur-Museum Luzern
  • Spreuer Bridge, Lucerne
  • Church of St Leodegar
  • More

On day 8 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, you'll explore the best attractions in Lucerne at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Lucerne, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 2 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Männliturm. This incredible tower has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 293 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Switzerland by seeing another popular site in Lucerne, the wonderful Nölliturm. This tower is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 293 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Natur-Museum Luzern. This natural history museum has received an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 376 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Spreuer Bridge, Lucerne. This wooden bridge is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.7 out of 5 stars from 4,066 visitors.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Church of St. Leodegar. This amazing site is a wonderful church building with more than 2,649 wanderlust-filled travelers rating it an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 8 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Switzerland. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Lucerne itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Switzerland extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Lucerne. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Parterre. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 538 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Bierliebe & Friends, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Bierliebe & Friends is rated 4.7 stars out of 5 by 680 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Wirtshaus Taube Luzern. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 766 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Lucerne and unwind at the coolest bars in the city.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 8 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Lucerne and Goldau

  • Lucerne
  • Goldau
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Drive 87 km, 1 hour 25 min

  • Perle Bernerhoehe
  • Nature and Animal Park Goldau
  • Goldauer Bergsturz - Abbruchstelle
  • More

On day 9 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, you'll explore the best attractions in Goldau at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Goldau, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 1 night will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Perle Bernerhoehe. This incredible park has an average rating of 3.7 out of 5 stars from 3 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Switzerland by seeing another popular site in Goldau, the wonderful Goldauer Bergsturz - Abbruchstelle. This best-rated sightseeing destination is rated an average of 3.7 out of 5 stars by 3 travelers.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 9 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Switzerland. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Goldau itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Switzerland extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Goldau. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, tschuppi's wonderbar. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 241 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Alpineum Kaffeehaus°Bar, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Alpineum Kaffeehaus°Bar is rated 4.4 stars out of 5 by 462 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Mill'Feuille. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,538 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Goldau and unwind at the coolest bars in the city.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 9 of your relaxed road trip across Switzerland, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Lucerne, Schüpfheim, Ettiswil, Sörenberg, Sulz, and Zurich

  • Zurich
  • Schüpfheim
  • Ettiswil
  • Sörenberg
  • Sulz
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Drive 161 km, 3 hours 19 min

  • UNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch
  • Bergbahnen Sörenberg AG
  • Wyher Castle
  • Heidegg Castle
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Day 10 of your relaxed road trip across the beautiful country of Switzerland will take you on a self-paced journey to two incredible places in one day. See some of the best attractions in Switzerland, taste the most delectable foods and exquisite drinks, and make incredible memories as you go!

You’ll begin your day and sightseeing in Schüpfheim, and continue your explorations in the city of Ettiswil. The charming Zurich is where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Your first stop is the great city of Schüpfheim, where you will see the amazing UNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch. This famous park has an impressive 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 2,124 people.

Give yourself the opportunity to see more of Schüpfheim than meets the eye by joining a top-rated tour. Put your relaxed road trip to a halt in favor of an in-depth exploration of the city’s best sights and hidden gems while connecting with locals and fellow travelers.

After exploring the city of Schüpfheim, it’s time to hit the road again and continue your relaxed road trip to another city in Switzerland, the lovely Ettiswil!

In Ettiswil, you’ll find the magnificent Wyher Castle. This popular château has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 453 visitors.

After exploring all these beautiful places, drive leisurely to the beautiful city of Zurich for some much-needed rest and relaxation. Here you can choose from the best selection of hotels and places to stay as you get to know more about this spectacular city.

After a long day of driving and exploring some of the best places to visit in Switzerland, it’s time to make your relaxed road trip even more comforting. Sit down for a lovely meal at one of the best restaurants in Zurich.

We highly recommend going to Oliver Twist. This place is a popular restaurant with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,495 customers.

Another great restaurant option is Café Bar ODEON. This food place is often recommended by travelers and has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,374 customers.

You can also eat at the top-rated Tibits. Offering great food and amazing service, this restaurant has a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,746 customers.

After dinner, it’s time to fall in love with the amazing nightlife in Zurich and unwind at some of the best bars in the city.

Let’s toast to day 10 of your laid-back self-drive in Ettiswil! Celebrate this unique opportunity to enjoy a memorable road trip adventure across Switzerland!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Zurich - departure day

  • Zurich - Departure day
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  • MFO-Park
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Day 11 of your relaxed road trip in Switzerland is your departure day. If you have a flight to catch, you’ll drop off your rental car well in advance before your departure. Choose a late flight to enjoy a stress-free last day in Zurich.

Depending on when you need to leave, you might be able to fit in some sightseeing or shopping. Embrace the beauty of Zurich once more and find some souvenirs to help you remember your time in the city. To end your relaxing road trip in Switzerland on top, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

MFO-Park is an extraordinary attraction that is perfect for your last day in Zurich. This top sight is a popular urban park, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,428 visitors.

Unwind and look back at the past 11 days of your relaxed road trip over a bite to eat. This is your chance to enjoy one last traditional meal in Zurich or just grab something light to keep you going.

Check out the menu at Swiss Chuchi Restaurant. Dining at Swiss Chuchi Restaurant is one of the best food experiences you can have in Zurich. This popular restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,383 customers.

Another top recommendation in Zurich is The International Beer Bar. If you go to The International Beer Bar, you can expect delicious food, a nice ambiance, and great service. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 773 customers.

Alternatively, you could also go to a place like Kennedy's Irish Pub. If you haven’t yet, a trip to Kennedy's Irish Pub is your opportunity to have a lovely meal before leaving the city. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,395 customers.

Give yourself enough time to wave goodbye to Zurich and begin your journey home. The unforgettable experiences you’ve collected along your 11-day relaxed road trip in Switzerland is a story you will tell for the rest of your life.

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